Michelin launch a fuel saving tyre for mid haulage fleets

The French headquarters of Michelin has announced the arrival of a new range of tyres for regional haulage operations. The Michelin X Multi Energy has been specifically produced for fleets with a special emphasis on fuel saving. This is the very first dedicated fuel saving tyre to be launched by Michelin outside of the long-haul […]

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Vipal Rubber in the spotlight at Automechanika in Dubai

This year’s edition featured the exhibition of Ruzi and Vipal Rubber products, including the complete line for tyre retread and repair Vipal Rubber was once again featured at one of the most anticipated automotive trade shows of the year, the 16th Automechanika in Dubai. Held between May 1 and 3, this edition featured the tyre […]

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Evonik Singapore research hub functional by 2018

Evonik is to build its first research hub in Singapore which is expected to start operations in 2018. The hub will act as the Asian platform for high impact R&D focusing on functional surfaces and additive manufacturing. The research hub will be situated in Biopolis, known as epicenter for entrepreneurial and groundbreaking R&D activities in […]

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Yokohama iceGuard iG60 launched with improved wet performance

Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., has announced that it will commence sales of “iceGUARD iG60”, the latest addition to its “iceGUARD” series of studless tyres (Nordic friction tyres) for passenger cars, on overseas markets from this autumn. Product releases will be carried out in stages in various markets, starting with Northern Europe and Russia, which are […]

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Apollo Tyres tops JD Power survey on Tyre Customer Satisfaction Index (TCSI)

Ranks #1 in small car segment and #2 in midsize cars The recently released JD Power 2018 India Original Equipment Tyre Customer Satisfaction Index (TCSI) Study has ranked Apollo Tyres highest in the small car segment. As per this years’ study, the small car segment translates to all the hatchbacks sold in India. JD Power’s […]

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Locally Manufactured FALKEN Tyre selected as OE fitment for the popular Volkswagen Polo Hatch

Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (PTY) LTD (SRSA) is proud to have been selected as one of the tyre suppliers for the latest Volkswagen Polo Hatch models. SRSA, who manufacturer the popular Falken tyre, have successfully adhered to Volkswagen’s stringent technical, process and product audit requirements. The OE agreement enables SRSA to supply locally manufactured FALKEN […]

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Goodyear Wranglers keep anti-poaching vehicles on track

Goodyear Wranglers are the tyre of choice for rangers of the Forever Wild Rhino Protection Initiative team. This is the seventh year that the tyre manufacturer is sponsoring the rugged, all terrain 4×4 tyres to help give the anti-poaching teams an advantage when patrolling the country’s nature reserves. “The rangers made a specific request to […]

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A new generation of tyres from Cosmo

Cosmo Tires are about to launch a second generation of their passenger car and truck/bus tyres which will shortly be introduced across all European market sectors. Cosmo’s European distributor informs SA Treads that the private brands new selection of patterns incorporates two UHP tyres and a TBR range that includes long haul, regional, urban and […]

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